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barclay having the most running yards and touchdowns in the country last year believes he can be better this upcoming season. they open four weeks from today. coach franklin is telling his players don't get caught up in the hype like he didn't get caught up in the negativity when penn state champs were chanting fire franklin last season. >> you can't listen to the praise now more than i didn't want you to listen to the criticism early on. that's me as well. minnesota, you know, the fans telling me how they felt. >> yes, they did. kick it to soccer, union has never won a match against dallas. they are six points out with a dozen to go. union back at home after losing the last three on the road.
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cj scoring twice tonight for the team. eleventh and 12th goals of the season, one in the 17th minute how about another, five minutes later, union wins 3-1, first ever against dallas picking up three crucial points in the standings. finally, congratulations to monet davis and the junior rbi team today. jackson making a great grab, 8-6. hendricks making the final out right here. the philadelphia team made up a bunch of former dragons getting revenge. three years ago they lost to the same players in the little league world series that they beat today, a long time coming in the making. >> that was the hardest piece of sports apparel to find in the country. >> a nine-year-old wrote to nasa to apply for a real job to
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protect our planets from aliens. it's a real job, six figure salary. he's not interested in the money. he believes because he's so young, he could learn to think like an alien. >> nasa told him to study hard and hopefully they would work with him someday. >> president trump may deny being on vacation but vladimir putin is making no hiding of his. those stories and more when "action news" comes right back. ♪ ♪ 's go time at dunkin' with two egg and cheese wake-up wraps for $2. enjoy two freshly made oven-toasted wraps and keep on running all day long.
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♪ ♪ "action news" continues. >> saturday night, i'm walter perez. here's what's happening on "action news" at 11:00. president trump says he's working at his golf course for 17 days. other leaders are enjoying r & r. a few are making a splash as you can see. a young man from delaware is work on a special project, creating prosthetic hands for
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children around the world. we begin with president trump his first full day of 17 days away from the white house. in a tweet h he insisted this so no vacation. he's working in bedminster new jersey as reconstruction is going on at the white house. an "action news" viewer shot this video of the president in golf attire. the russian investigation is following the president everywhere he goes. david wright has more. day one of the president's 17 day vacation at his golf resort in new jersey, with the special council investigating meddling is not taking a break. they have requested documents from the white house related to michael flynn and questioned whether the turkish government
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paid flynn for lobbying work. he is also under investigation for dealings with russians on behalf of the trump campaign. one that he met with defended flynn on a russian t.v. panel saying the talks with flynn were transparent focused on u.s. russian relationships and never discussioned sanctions. >> construction workers started a $3.5 million renovation at the oval office. the walls now bare, the desk removed so the floor can be refinished. the building's nearly 30-year-old heating and air conditioning system also replaced. it made sense for the president to decamp in a working vacation. over the years trump deny graded
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his predecessor for taking too much time off. this is trump's first vacation but he's made 12 trips to his golf course. apparently this is a good week for world leaders because others have been spotted enjoying leisure time. this video of vladimir putin speer fishing. he made the trip a few days ago. the footage was broadcast by russian state television quoting on the fisca physical fitness oe president. >> canadian prime minister justin trudeau took time for himself as well kayaking in a park in victoria. this is part of a working vacation as he was schedule
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today meet indigenous people on the island. he made more of a splash than he intended as he fell into the water posing for the camera. >> the dow chemical will merge with duponte. >> do you-duponte will trade on the new york stock exchange september 1st. the company will have headquarters in michigan. >> the company has 3600 workers. >> a man was gunned down in his drive way and now his mother is coming to you for help. here is rick williams with the crime fighter report. >> he was my rock, my best friend. my life will never be the same. >> she says her son paul was a good man. >> he was a good person, father, son, did anything for anybody.
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>> wednesday september 3rd, 2015 the 40-year-old was returning home from the barber shop. he pulled into his driveway in the overbrook park section about 7:30 p.m. >> when he left the barber shop and came home, somebody ambushed him. >> he was shot in the chest and died at the hospital. >> i think the plan was to rob him. >> they tried to get paul to let them in the house, and he didn't, and he shot him. >> the city of philadelphia is offering up to $20,000 in reward money for the arrest and conviction of the person responsible. 215546 tips. all calls will remain anonymous. >> he was here one minute and gone the next. my life lab shattered. it's been shattered. i don't know how you think you can take somebody's life and ruin the life of other people
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and get away with it. >> for crime fighters, i'm rick williams, channel6 "action news." >> a young man is printing 3d hands for those that need ros spettic limbs. >> he learned that prosthetic hands can be expensive and are not always covered by medical insurance. >> if they do, they cover one hand in a person's lifetime. this is a problem because kids continue to grow and outgrow the hands quickly. >> he contacted people with parts for the 3d printers to make the hands. the nop prooft group called hand challenge distributes them to kids around the world.
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lynn says they make a big difference to kids that need them. >> one of the things that touched me, they were getting bullied. >> he's been told bullying drops dramatically after they use the hands. >> after they got the hands, the other kids were talking to them. it was something like out of iron man and it was cool. the printed hands cost $50 to make. the powerplay jackpot is growing and could bring a lucky ticketholder $287 million. her bear in mind, if anyone winr the jackpot for wednesday's drawing will be bigger for the mega millions. >> much more to come tonight. after youngster made a big
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catch. we'll tell you what it was all about. >> we have a mostly clear and moonlit sky. humidity was low today and stays that way through sunday. we have refreshing details for the forecast. ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> that's no fish tale it was a successful day along the banks of the schuylkill river. attendees could get instruction if they needed it on how to bait
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the line, cast it and reel in the fish. this event was sponsored by the pennsylvania fish and boat commission. time for a final check of the forecast. >> first week in august and the temperatures were in the 70s. >> i thought it would be sweltering. >> it's a good week ahead. we'll talk about it. you can see there are no issues with precipitation. we had showers and storms this morning along the atlantic. sky 6 live and hg looking at the come dairy bridge. comfortable conditions, outside north and west of town, might need a light jacket, temperature in the 50s and 60s, 58 in lake harmony. 61 in pottstown. 72 center city, 65 in media. across the area in jersey, 74 at
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the coast and cape may. inland, 64 for ewing and browns mills. 63 in smyrna and dover 68. >> satellite 6 along with action radar showing you it's clear with high pressure dominating the region. dry conditions in the atmosphere. no humidity to talk about for the start of the weekend. we drop to 54 in the suburbs and 63 in philadelphia for the overnight low. as we get to the day sunday, mostly sunny, a nice afternoon. high in philadelphia 83. 81 reading, 80 in allentown. we have another nice day heading to bethlehem to check out musicfest. the concert and festival continues, 80-degrees at the boardwalk. the shore, the city or the
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poconos, we have you covered. tomorrow, lots of sun, breezy and 81. in the city, a high of 83. cool and refreshing in the poconos with a high of 72. enjoy the weekend. by monday, the storm prediction center is placing our region in an isolated risk of showers and storms. the big concern by monday is damaging winds and the possibility of heavy rain. the ground is saturated from the moisture we picked up. it didn't take much to flood the region. 7:00 a.m. mcdonald, showers stardoms to approach. continues by noon, pockets of heavy rain along the i-95 corridor. we have a spike in the humidity by monday. as the frontal boundary goes through, kicking off storms. a high of 83. rain arrives monday,
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thunderstorms, some of which could be heavy, high of 78. once that moves out, tuesday, clouds, sun, a high of 81. wednesday, sunny and pleasant with a high of 82. by thursday, sunshine and turning more humid at 81-degrees. friday, thunderstorms possible. saturday, humidity returning, highs this week in the 80s. with the exception of monday, a nice workweek on the way. >> not too shabby. thank you, melissa. >> it was a busy afternoon as the seventh district hosted a community day. they explored the inside of the shiny red fire trucks. ♪ ♪ a wonderful performance to honor veterans with one
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highlight from today's military appreciation day in ridley township. veterans were honored enjoying food and entertainment as well. volunteers working for the vfw provided resources to make it a huge success. >> the kick ball contest wasn't just winning the game, it was about winning against cancer. they hosted the event today at fairmount park. all proceeds go to the fox chase cancer center and the penn abramson cancer center as well. ♪ ♪
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whatwhat made them believeace carthat a two-ton behemothhop? could compete in a track race? or that they could take on the elite in world motor racing, and win? we may never truly understand what drives mercedes-amg. but here's to another 50 years of it. mercedes-amg. half a century of driving performance.
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>> time for a check on sports with jeff skversky. when they are hot, they are hot. when they are not, they are not. >> the phillies coming off of a five game winning streak and go on the road and haven't won since. they have a ton of talent, but their top prospects will have growing pains like tonight's starter nick pa vet ta. allows the first four. a 2-1 single. fall behind 5-0. he gives up three more in the third. pa vet ta lasts two and two thirds era six now, dropping five in a row to start the road trip. eagles have a day off today, resuming camp tomorrow morning.
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carson wentz says he feels good but his body and mind need rest today. he calls it the dog days of summer feeling fatigues from throwing passes the last two month in the training camp. when the season rolled around, wentz would love to throw the ball deep. >> some of the things are end game. some are more aggressive. those are parts of the game and knowing your opponent. at the end of the day, you have to trust coach peterson. when the chances are there, i'm looking forward to the chances. >> penn state kicks off four weeks from today against akron. penn state has been at camp gearing up for the season, four running backs in the country had
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more touchdowns than barclay. he's back for more. as a junior looking for the heisman trophy. >> i'm focused on the season. trying to win, trying to be a better person and better leader end of the day. >> still in the regular season against tampa bay, darius reynolds on the receiving end for the touchdown, finishing the regular season 13-1. they host baltimore first round next saturday. >> in the same boat, the fastest man goes down today to justin gatlin calling it surreal. bolt retiring at 30 years old hoped to go out a winner,
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instead gets bronze. he said the start killed him today, bad start, bad finish. >> thank you, jeff. >> finally, an annual tradition to attract some of the top performers to the river front. the blues festival kicked off last night running through sunday. it's become a 20 year tradition. >> castle is next. "action news" continues at 6:00 tomorrow morning. now for melissa magee, jeff skversky and the entire "action news" team, i'm walter perez. have a great night. see you back here tomorrow. ♪ ♪ s
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♪ better watch out ♪ you better not cry [ engine roaring ] ♪ you better not pout, i'm tellin' you why ♪ ♪ santa claus is comin' to town ♪ [ gunshots ] ♪ he's makin' a list ♪ he's checkin' it twice ♪ gonna find out who's naughty or nice ♪ ♪ santa claus is comin' to town ♪ [ cracks ] all right, ladies of the castle household, just a reminder that your portion for the holiday poem is due in less than 72 hours. i just have to do a polish. i can't wait to see it. how's yours coming along? are you ready for your big debut in the castle family christmas card? yeah, absolutely. it's gonna be the best year ever! yeah. [ laughter ] [ whispers ] excited! hmm. [ whispering ] you guys, i completely forgot. [ lowered voice ] he said that it wasn't a big deal, but i think it actually kind of is.


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